STAFF
  • Michele Rusnak,
    Health & PE Supervisor,
    414-9779
  • Tracy Lunoff,
    Health & PE Supervisor,
    414-9778
  • Pat Werner,
    Health & PE Specialist,
    414-4614
  • Diana Perez,
    Health & PE Bookkeeper,
    414-9669
  • Ian Kahn,
    Staff Wellness Specialist,
    414-4604

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Overview and Requirements for High School

Important Dates

 

 

Teacher Information

Physical Education/Activity, Health Education, and Coordinated School Health

High School campuses must provide students the following curriculum and physical education time to ensure compliance in both local and state mandates set by the AISD Board of Trustees and the Texas Legislation:

Physical Education

*Effective for the 2014-2015 school year and thereafter, the following applies to all students:

General Physical Education

Physical Education credits shall be counted toward high school graduation. Students must earn 1.0 PE credit for high school graduation. The PE credit may be earned from the following courses listed below in any order or combination:

Credit may not be earned for any general PE course more than once. Students may earn no more than 4 credits of PE towards state graduation requirements in PE. Students transferring into AISD from other Texas public school districts and/or charter school who have completed up to 1.0 credit in Foundations of Personal Fitness will be allowed to count their credit towards district PE requirements.

Aerobic Dance I and II (up to 1.0 credit) may be counted as a PE credit or a Fine Arts credit, but may not be counted as both.

PE Substitutions

Students may substitute certain physical activities for required credits of PE. PE substitutions are activity based courses. In order for a student to earn credit for one of these activities, the activity must include at least 100 minutes per five-day school week of moderate to vigorous physical activity. Upon completion of one semester’s participation in one of these activities, the student is awarded a PE equivalency credit. No more than 4 credits of PE substitutions may be earned through any combination of allowable substitutions.

Physical Education Expectations:

Health Education

Prior to 2010: A student must earn:

Starting in 2010: A student must earn:

 

Fitnessgram Results and Goals

All 9th-12th grade students are assessed at the beginning and end of the semester. The results are based on the percent of students that have achieved the Healthy Fitness Zone (HFZ). For more information regarding Fitnessgram click here.

High Schools Fitnessgram Results and Goals: Percent of Students in the Healthy Fitness Zone

Year

Body Mass Index

Aerobic Capacity

Curl - Ups

Push - Ups

Sit and Reach

Trunk Lift

2007-2008

65%

41%

84%

76%

74%

92%

2008-2009

65%

45%

87%

76%

72%

88%

2009-2010

66%

45%

87%

76%

76%

90%

2010-2011

66%

*68 % Improved

88 % Improved

78 % Improved

76%

92 % Improved

2011-2012

66%

69%

87%

78%

79%

91%

2013-2014 Goals

68%

71%

89%

80%

81%

93%

Shining Stars

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Campus Focus Weeks

Coordinated School Health Kickoff (Obesity Awareness) Week: September

Tobacco Awareness Week: November

Healthy Texas Week: